Question about this..


#1

I keep reading where people have referred to the Catholic Church as the Whore of Babylon…What’s that mean? I’m rather frustrated about that term and I don’t understand it. Can someone please tell me what they mean by this.


#2

[quote=AmberDale]I keep reading where people have referred to the Catholic Church as the Whore of Babylon…What’s that mean? I’m rather frustrated about that term and I don’t understand it. Can someone please tell me what they mean by this.
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It is from Revelations and refers to Rome. Anti-Catholics now apply it to the Catholic Church and specifically to the Pope.


#3

Revelation 17:1-6 1 Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and said to me, “Come, I will show you the judgment of the great whore who is seated on many waters, 2 with whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and with the wine of whose fornication the inhabitants of the earth have become drunk.” 3 So he carried me away in the spirit into a wilderness, and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was full of blasphemous names, and it had seven heads and ten horns. 4 The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and jewels and pearls, holding in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the impurities of her fornication; 5 and on her forehead was written a name, a mystery: “Babylon the great, mother of whores and of earth’s abominations.” 6 And I saw that the woman was drunk with the blood of the saints and the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. When I saw her, I was greatly amazed.

And the anti-Catolics take this to be either the Catholic Church or Mary.


#4

go to the catholic answers home page. On the left (in blue) click on anti catholicism and in the menu the whore of babylon. that should fully explain it for you.


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